What to do at the Belgian coast

The Belgian coast is one of Belgium’s top tourist regions of Belgium. Nevertheless, many people do not know what to do on the Belgian coast. Walks, cycling routes, museums, amusement parks… We list it all for you.  

Activities on the belgian coast 

Seafront Zeebrugge 

Seafront is a theme park in Zeebrugge, with the theme fishing and maritime history. In Seafront you can immerse yourself in the wonderful world of the fishing and maritime history. Discover the coastal tourism of past and present. Seafront is definitely an activity for young and old.


Sealife Blankenberge 

Would you like to know what lives in the sea? Then is Sealife Blankenberge your ideal destination. Sealife Blankenberge is an aquarium in Blankenberge with over 2500 animals. These 2500 animals include Humboldt penguins, Asian small-clawed otter, sharks, seals… Sealife is guaranteed to be a successful outing.


De Kegel X-treme 

On the border between Westende and Middelkerke you’ll find De Kegel X-treme, the perfect excursion for children, teenagers and adults! In addition to trendy bowling alleys you’ll find an outdoor karting with top notch 15hp electric karts, a cool laser shooting, city games, a dinopark, mini golf and an adventure park (a height parkour). There is also a VEX VR-Arena where you can enter a virtual battle. You can choose from different games. You just can’t miss by going to De Kegel X-treme! You can also opt for special formulas such as a real Bowling Party with soup, a giant skewer, fries and dessert.


The Outsider Coast 

Are you someone who likes to do something active? Then you can certainly go to the Outsider Coast in Westende. They have an extensive range of outdoor activities at their disposal. At the Outsider Coast you can do all the typical sea activities. Surfing, windsurfing, kite buggy, sailing, kayaks, canoes, kick bikes or stand up paddleboard, all these activities are available at the Outsider Coast. They also have an Adventure Island. There you can enjoy an obstacle course above the water as well as an escape room. For the little ones there is the play village “Gipsy Village”. Plenty of options, the choice is yours!



The most visited amusement park in Belgium! More than 50 attractions in 10 themed zones. From calm attractions such as Plop’s Woods or the Ducks, to extremely challenging attractions. Plopsaland De Panne is an ideal destination for young and old. 

If you’re more into water, you can certainly visit Plopsaqua. Plopsaqua is built entirely around the Studio-100 character Wickie the Viking. Plopsaqua De Panne provides hours of fun with a lot of water attractions. Defy the highest waves in the storm bath together with Wickie the Viking, Slide down with your favourite music in the Disco Slide or climb and clamber in Vic’s Play Village. Or how about the spectacular Sky Drop? At Plopsaqua you are definitely at the right address for crazy water fun!


Sights on the coast

Cycle routes along the coast

The Belgian coast has many cycling routes. Short cycling routes or longer ones, there’s something for everyone.

Discover here the fully described cycling routes by the sea.

Hiking Routes

The Belgian coast is the ideal place for walking. The sea, the dunes, the nature, the peace and the silence. The perfect possibility to come back to yourself. So put on your walking shoes and discover here the best walks on the Belgian coast.

King Albert I monument

The King albert monument is a war memorial in Nieuwpoort. It stands just outside the old city centre, near the IJzer river. At the monument you can visit the museum “Westfront”. There, you will learn everything you need to know about the First World War at the Belgian coast. A spectacular monument and a fascinating museum make it definitely worth a visit.

The Belgium pier

The Belgium pier is part of the national heritage. It is a 350 metre long footbridge that leads to a gigantic round tavern and exhibition space. So, you can go to the Belgium pier for something nice to eat or simply have a drink. This with a view of the North Sea as you never saw before.

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